Chris Barnes

Age: 53

On Tour Since: 1998

Hometown: Denton, Texas

Style: Right

Chris Barnes is a professional tenpin bowler born on February 25, 1970, in Topeka, Kansas, USA. He is known for his successful career in the sport, having won numerous titles and accolades. Barnes has been a prominent figure on the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) Tour. Throughout his career, Chris Barnes has achieved multiple PBA titles, including major championships. He is recognized for his skill, consistency, and competitive spirit in the world of professional bowling. Barnes has also represented the United States in international competitions, contributing to the country's success in the sport.

Career Highlights

PBA Titles

1999 - PBA Flagship Open, Erie, PA


1999 - PBA Oregon Open, Portland, OR


2001 - PBA Greater Nashville Open, Hendersonville, TN


2002 - PBA Days Inn Open, Dallas, TX


2006 - Geico Classic, Irving, TX


2007 - Bayer Classic, El Paso, TX


2007 - Don Johnson Buckeye State Classic, Columbus, OH


2008 - Don Johnson Buckeye State Eliminator, Columbus, OH


2008 - Go RVing Match Play Championship, Norwich, CT


2011 - Columbia 300 Vienna Open, Vienna, Austria


2012 - Lucas Oil PBA Milwaukee Open, Milwaukee, WI


2012 - PBA Viper Championship, Las Vegas, NV


2014 - H.H. Emir Cup, Doha, Qatar


2015 - DHC PBA Japan Invitational, Tokyo, Japan


2018 - PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Open, Lubbock, TX


PBA Majors

2005 - 62nd U.S. Open, North Brunswick, NJ


2006 - Tournament of Champions, Uncasville, CT


2011 - PBA World Championship, Las Vegas, NV


PBA50 Titles

2022 - PBA50 Granville Financial Open, Aberdeen, NC


2022 - PBA50 David Small's Championship Lanes Open, Anderson, IN


2022 - PBA50 David Small's JAX60 Open, Jackson, MI


PBA50 Major Titles

2021 - PBA50 Cup, Lubbock, TX


Awards

1998 - PBA Rookie of the Year


2000 - George Young High Average Award


2000, 2008-09, 2010-11 - Harry Smith Point Leader Award


2007, 2008 - PBA Player of the Year


2015 - Inducted into PBA Southwest Region Hall of Fame


2018 - Tony Reyes Community Service Award winner


2018 - PBA Hall of Fame


Other Achievments

2012 - Bowled 22nd televised 300 game in PBA history


2014, 2015, 2018 - Three-time PBA League Elias Cup champion with Silver Lake Atom Splitters


2014, 2018 - Two-time PBA League Mark Roth MVP


1994-98, 2008-18 - 16 time member of Team USA


Owns 21 gold, 11 silver and five bronze medals in Team USA competition


2014 - Qubica AMF World Cup


2012 - Gold medal at WTBA World Singles Championships


1997, 1998 - Three USBC Open Championships Eagles (1997, 1998 Team All-Events; 1998 All-Events)


1994, 1996, 1997 - United States Olympic Committee's Athlete of the Year for Bowling


1997 - Named World Bowling Writers Male Player of the Year


1991, 1992 - IBMA Collegiate Bowler of the Year


1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 - NCBCA First Team All-American